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Department of Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Speech Language Pathology offers the Master of Science (MS) degree and provides entry level professional education. The educational program prepares skilled clinicians who are committed to excellence in the delivery of speech language pathology services in health care facilities and other professional settings. Faculty and students use state of the art clinical and technological resources to advance the field of communication sciences through research and clinical care. Completion of the program leads to qualification for licensure and credentials necessary for entry into the profession. In addition to preparing graduates to meet the healthcare needs of many populations in a variety of settings, the program is a regional resource for information and continuing professional education in speech language pathology.

The program admits full time students only for an intensive 21-month program, including a summer. The program begins in the fall.

In addition to the Master's program, the department also offers a Post-Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Dysphagia.

The department engages in a continuous process of program evaluation and quality improvement. Program development is guided by a strategic planning process. Click to view the Department of Speech-Language Pathology strategic plan


The Master of Science (MS) education program in speech-language pathology at New York Medical College is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.  

Current Accreditation Cycle: 4/1/2012-3/31/2020.